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What Arizona’s Indians Want (access required)

Despite an improved standard of living on parts of some Indian reservations thanks in some measure to gaming revenues, there is one thing Arizona’s Native Americans want that money can’t buy — respect. There are other issues as well, including ...

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How Does A Wind Turbine Work? (access required)

A turbine transforms wind into mechanical or electrical energy that can be harnessed for practical use. Mechanical energy is most commonly used for pumping water in rural areas. Wind electric turbines generate electricity for homes and businesses and may be ...

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Boothill’s First Resident: John Hicks (access required)

In 1878, Tombstone’s first cemetery was laid out on a rocky hillside facing the Dragoon Mountains. It eventually became know as Boothill and was the resting place for many of Tombstone’s notorious gunslingers and ruffians. After a time, the town’s ...

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